Lizards The Size Of Dogs Are Invading Texas In Droves
Invasive species are never welcome, but Texas’ newest uninvited guest takes that sentiment to a whole new level. The black-and-white tegu lizard is the size of a dog, and it’s spreading like wildfire across the southeastern U.S. – including right here in the good ol’ Lone Star State. Here’s everything you need to know:
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Have you ever spotted a black-and-white tegu lizard in Texas? If so, where? Let us know in the comments, and check out our previous article for more creepy crawlies you just might come across in the Lone Star State.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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